Finnish folk metal band Ensiferum unveiled a new track called "For Those About to Fight for Metal" from their forthcoming new album Two Paths. The record will be released through Metal Blade Records on September 15.
Nine Inch Nails debuted a second track off their upcoming Add Violence EP, due out on July 21. This will be the second installment in a series of three. The last part is scheduled to be released before the end of the year.
You can listen to the brooding piece called 'This Isn't the Place' below:
American electronic rock act PVRIS have announced on their Facebook page that due to "some last-minute production tweaks" their upcoming sophomore album All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell will now be released on August 25th instead of August 4th.
While on his "Summer Tour" with Laura Stevenson, Jeff Rosenstock stopped by the Exclaim! office to play an acoustic version of a new song from his unannounced album. The new song, called "Melba", can be viewed via Youtube here.
One half of Fuck Buttons, Andrew Hung, has announced his first LP under his own name entitled 'Realisationship'. Released on October 6th via Lex, it follows some short months after Blanck Mass's lauded album 'World Eater', from the electronic noise outfit's other half Benjamin Power.
Whilst the Blanck Mass LP delves into gothic soundscapes and churning textures, the first track from Hung seems to point to something brighter and more colourful, going so far as to include his own naive, detached vocal performance.
Listen to the first track 'Say What You Want' below:
Andrew Hung - Realisationship
01 Say What You Want
03 No I Won’t
04 Private Commercial
07 Sugar Pops
09 Open Your Eyes
Post metal giants Rosetta have announced that their upcoming album "Utopioid" will be released at the end of August on a "name-your-price" basis. This will be the 6th full length released by the band. The announcement can be found on their official website (link below).
Experimental musicians Lost Salt Blood Purges and Boring Bathtimes have joined forces to collaborate on an 86-minute concept album. The album, titled Yellow Fog Sword, will be released by US label Apothecary Compositions on the 21st of July on cassette and digital formats. The album is also complemented by a fully illustrated, 44-page novelette that expands on the concepts of the album.
Two tracks are available for streaming now, and the full album can be pre-ordered via Apothecary Compositions' bandcamp, here: https://apothecarycompositions.bandcamp.com/album/yellow-fog-sword
1. 'The Violent Light,
2. the Soft Luminescence
3. and the Expanding Earth'
4. 'Ritually Fallen Leaves
5. Lay before a Village that Dreams but Never Sleeps.
6. The Water Leads the Way
7. to Small Dead Souls that Build Upon the Bed of the River.'
8. 'The Tower, Centred In Saltless Plains,
9. The Sorceress, Hid ...more
British ambient artist Ghost Hall has released the first track from his upcoming second album, Nine Dragons. The album, inspired by the legendary Kowloon Walled City, will be released on July 24.
Although primarily inspired by Kowloon, the track, "Sai Shing Street", is also inspired by the increasingly difficult housing situations that people in the UK find themselves in. Stream the track below.
Indie-rock outfit Manchester Orchestra has released a third song in advance of its upcoming record A Black Mile To The Surface. The track, titled "The Moth", stands in contrast to the first two pre-release singles ("The Gold", "The Alien") with a heavier atmosphere and sleek, eerie soundscape.
You can hear "The Moth" below. A Black Mile To The Surface is slated to drop on July 28th via Loma Vista, and will mark their fifth full length LP as well as their official follow-up to 2014's Cope.
Cascadian black metal legends Wolves in the Throne Room have released a new video for their track, "Born From The Serpent's Eye", which features a shortened version of what will be a ten minute long track on the upcoming album, Thrice Woven.
Alternative Rock solo artist Andy Black has released a music video for his cover of Adele's "When We Were Young" off of the recently released Punk Goes Pop Volume 7, which is being distributed via Fearless Records. The track is a duet featuring Andy's wife Juliet Simms and the style is similar to the softer tracks on Andy Black's debut album 'The Shadow Side.' You can stream the music video here via Fearless Records's official Youtube channel.
American hard rock/post-grunge band 12 Stones have released a brand new song entitled "Picture Perfect," accompained with a music video. This is the first single from their fifth album Picture Perfect, released on July 14 through Cleopatra Records.
Beneath the Scars, their last album, was released on 2012 and peaked at 197 on the Billboard 200 chart.
American alternative hard rock/metal band Projected have released a music video for their brand new song "Ignite." This is the third single the band have released to promote their upcoming new album "Ignite My Insanity," which will be released on July 21, via Rat Pak Records.
Projected are: guitarist/vocalist John Connolly and bassit Vinnie Hornsby from Sevendust, drummer Scott Phillips from Alter Bridge and guitarist Eric Friedman from Tremonti.
For the new song, check the video below:
One person has died and eight more injured after a tractor-trailer collided with Adrenaline Mob's tour bus in St Petersburg, Florida, while the crew were changing a flat tyre on the way to a concert.
The identities of those involved have not yet been disclosed, however sound man Robert Dressler has been confirmed as safe after conducting interviews about the crash. Of the eight injured, two declined treatment, three are in a critical condition while the remaining three have been described as "stable". They are currently being treated at UF Health Shands Hospital and North Florida Regional Medical Center. It has been confirmed that band members are among the injured, and police are currently investigating.
More information on the event is available here, as the investigation continues: http://www.gainesville.com/news/20170714/truck-slams-into-adrenaline-mobs-rv-on-i-75
An Instagram post by Disturbed bassist John Moyer has suggested ...more
American electro-pop band PVRIS have dropped a 3rd single from their hotly anticipated new album, entitled "All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell". The song, "Half", has been played recently at their live shows, garnering much attention from fans. You can stream the song here:
Danish progressive metal band Anubis Gate recently unveiled the track list and artwork for their 7th album titled 'Covered in Black', with an official release date of September 1st this year. Detailing the record, the band has stated:
"Dealing with, and dedicated to, people in dark places, this album has a darker and more complex edge to it... Ranging from classical chamber music, seventies prog and extending to thrash, with very eastern influences popping up, this is an album that is best heard as one piece, even if the individual tracks can stand on their own."
The band also plan to release a teaser and music video for the album's first single in the coming months.
New Orleans-based alternative rock group Mutemath have announced the release date of their upcoming fifth studio album, Play Dead. The album will be released September 8th and is available for pre-order: www.mutemath.lnk.to/playdead
The album's second single, Stroll On, was released on July 12th and can be streamed here:
Avenged Sevenfold have teamed up with Gameloft to release a new song titled “Dose” for the “Dungeon Hunter 5" game. The track is part of a special Avenged Sevenfold dungeon, which includes a boss inspired by their latest album “The Stage.“
Greek symphonic death metal maestros Septicflesh have unveiled a second cut from upcoming record Codex Omega entitled "3rd Testament". The song has a noticeable lack of the symphonic and classical overtones featured on much of the band's latter day material, and is certain to satisfy fans of the band's harder-hitting music. Check out the lyric video for the song below:
Alternative rock group Ghost Atlas, the side project of guitarist/vocalist Jesse Cash from progressive metalcore band Erra, has released a new song titled "Cry Wolf." This is the first bit of new material from the band since their 2015 EP "Immortal Youth", and as of now it's not known if this is part of a new album or just a standalone single.
Canadian experimental music collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced that they will be releasing a new album, Luciferian Towers, due on September 22nd. Similar to their recent two comeback albums beginning in 2010, this new album will also consist of four movements. The run time will total forty-five minutes, and you can read the track list below.
1. Undoing a Luciferian Towers
2. Bosses Hang
4. Anthem For No State
Read more here, which includes the official press release: https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/07/godspeed-you-black-emperor-to-release-new-album-luciferian-towers/
Welsh pop-punk act Neck Deep have released a third single from their upcoming third full-length album, "The Peace and The Panic", which releases August 18th through Fearless Records. The single, titled "Motion Sickness", is accompanied by a music video which can be viewed via Youtube here.
Trent Reznor's legendary industrial rock band shared a new single "Less Than" from the upcoming EP "Add Violence", which is to be released July 21st. It will be the 2nd EP in a series that started with "Not The Actual Events" release in December of 2016.
The video and the game featured in it is a tribute to "Polybius", an old urban legend video game:
English electronic duo Mount Kimbie have released a new song titled "Blue Train Lines." The woozy post-punk track features fellow Brit king Krule on lead vocals. The track is the second Krule collaboration the act have released, following "You Took Your Time." "Blue Train Lines" is to due to appear on Mount Kimbie's upcoming LP Love What Survives.
Prophets of Rage, the rap metal group consisting of members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill, have released a new song from their upcoming self-titled album, due out September 15. Tom Morello states that the song, "Living on the 110", is about the problems of homelessness in the USA, including the thousands of people sleeping rough under the 110 freeway in Los Angeles.
Read more and stream the track here: http://diffuser.fm/prophets-of-rage-living-on-the-110/